Kona SCUBA Diving Video

The first time I planned a dive trip to Hawaii, I had divers saying things like, “Well, the diving’s not that great in Hawaii,” or “Hawaii doesn’t compare to the Bahamas,” or some such criticism. So, my expectations really weren’t that high. Turns out, these divers either know about places I can only imagine, or […]

More on Kona Diving

Diving the Kona Coast, Hawaii I’m still trying to fill two more spots on the Kona trip for December, 2011. It’s a great deal so that won’t be a problem. In the mean time, whenever I stumble across an article or other interesting piece building up to the trip, I’ll post it. This one’s from […]

Harbor House Kona

It’s been a few years since I was there last, but I can tell you first hand nothing satisfies quite like a frosty cold schooner at the Harbor House. Last I checked, at $2.75, this is the best deal on the island, and a favorite among the locals. It’s also just a few feet from […]

Rare 1823 Wreck Found—Capt. Linked to “Moby-Dick”

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news//2011/02/110211-two-brothers-whaling-ship-pollard-science-nantucket-noaa/ I can’t imagine how many shipwrecks there must be throughout the world, but certain ones excite me a lot. Queen Anne’s Revenge, The Nuestra Señora de Atocha, The Hunley among others come to mind as wrecks I am particularly fascinated with. I remember reading a book about the Mel Fisher’s search for the Atocha long […]

Kona Uptates

Check back here for updates about the Kona trip coming up next fall. At this moment, it looks like a go. I have preliminary pricing for the dive operator and some hotels, which is less than $1100 for both! That’s 7 nights hotel and 6 days of diving! If we go, there’s room for four […]